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Take My Word (4 New Fashion Trends)

But what I can do is give you insights into fashion trends before any one else may be able to. Call it useless and for 95% of the time you’re likely…

Seriously, What Is This CANOPI Thing? Bloggers We’ve Got You Covered, Pun Intended

At, our job is to take the work out of finding great blogs so you can get to discovering, reading and sharing the content you love.

6 Stylish Items Worth Completely Obsessing Over

Introducing 6 stylish items completely worth obsessing over. From a camera coffee mug to the softest t-shirts ever, I would say my job as a fashion blogger has been done!

Mr. Google Reader, RSS Feed Aggregator, Dies at Age 8

Mr. Google Reader, an RSS feed aggregator, confidant, and former innovator died on July 1, 2013 in Mountain View, California. He was 8 years old, or in dog years 56. In other sad news, he was on the same boat as Ms. Snapseed and Mr. Google Cloud Connect. His death was confirmed by a spokesperson from his former company. Mr. Reader was located in a little place called the internet.

Because Real People Don’t Wear Sparkle Pants to Olive Garden

My style blog gives people a glimpse of my life in fashion, a startup, and ultimately in my 20 somethings. I share everything from daily wardrobe appearances to style tips to photos of my daily life.

Reality Chic Changed Clothes… Or, In More Simple Terms, Got a New Design!

My style blog has been around for 3 years now. I’ve gone from unemployed inexperienced newbie to Fashion Week to somehow or another running my own company.

The Big Bang Theory Featuring Michelle Obama!

Sure the inauguration is a time to celebrate our freedom and democracy amongst a peaceful transition of power that unites our country, even if only for one day. And sure, we care about the President being sworn in and his speech in front of millions, but let’s be honest, it’s all about the bangs, the coat, and the dress! So let’s discuss…

First, the big bang:

I hate to say it, but my big bang theory is that Michelle Obama completely copied my look. Isn’t it a bit obvious? In my book, she’s like 3 years too late. As they say though, better late than never. I’m happy to have been an inspiration. Let’s just call it my patriotic duty. You’re welcome, Mrs. Obama. You’re welcome.

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Top 5 Old Navy Buys – For Less!

In order to be real and to be chic, you got to know where to shop. And lately I’ve been all about Old Navy. I know what you’re thinking… Old Navy, right? But yet, they’re reasonably priced and lately it seems always adorable. It’s a great go-to option for a variety of occasions. You can even find a tip from Reality Chic on a way to shop at Old Navy (see tip 9.) I’ve picked out my top 5 favorite, necessities from their store for your everyday life as a fashionista.

What makes me buy something? The answer is simple, if I feel great in it, I want it to be mine. That’s why I think this super cute, tie front blouse would be perfect. It’s silky fabric and popping colors make me crave it already. Plus, everyone needs a good going out top or weekender top that they feel great in.

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Pretty in Pink For Less!

What woman can’t resist the color pink?! I know some people find it to be a little too girly or immature, but I think it’s the perfect way to show off your feminine side.

For those pink lovers out there try this deep pink top or these light pink jeans. The peplum top is perfect for a winter night out with a sweater worn over top. I also love pink jeans because they are a great alternative to regular jeans and can add some spice to your look.

If you’re not so keen on pink yet, try wearing it in your accessories. Maybe go for these pink heels from Lulu’s. They are a great height and would look extremely cute with a black and white polka dotted dress for a so-called girly look. Also try this pink clutch from Nasty Gal or these crystal drop earrings from Bauble Bar.

Finally, this adorable dress from ModCloth is a great mix of pink and neutral. The Color blocking is perfection and this dress could so easily be worn to multiple occasions.

Pink Heels: $28; ModCloth Peplum Top: $35; Pink Jeans: Macy’s: $50.00; ModCloth Dress: $70.00; Clutch from Nasty Gal: $20.00; Earrings: Bauble Bar: $24



Courtney Ott is a student at the University of Cincinnati in the college of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP), majoring in fashion. She is a proud native of Cincinnati, and her hometown favorites include Skyline Chili, Graeter’s ice cream and the Cincinnati Reds. As a broke college student, Courtney has become an expert at finding the look for less. Follow her on Twitter @CourtneyWOtt

Snow Gear Essentials for Less

The snow has finally come to Cincinnati… barely. And a day late of Christmas I might add. But I’ll take something over nothing, and I’m banking that there’s a lot more to come. And while I love looking at the snow from the comfort of my house wrapped in a bundle of blankets, I don’t enjoy venturing out into the cold as much.

It’s important to have the essential snow gear items handy when it comes time to pack on the layers and stay warm. Some of my essentials include a pair of warm gloves that still allow me to function and text. These gloves from Urban Outfitters look and feel warm, and still allow your fingers to function with your phone.

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